Tag: college advice

Reporting on the National Stage: My Summer Internship at CNN

Reporting on the National Stage: My Summer Internship at CNN

Kayla Green—Summer is always filled with adventures. These adventures usually involve beach trips, bonfires, and day trips with my friends. But this summer brought different kinds of adventures, and ones I never knew I'd be lucky enough to experience. This summer I'm interning with CNN Newsource in Washington D.C. As I write this, I have … Continue reading Reporting on the National Stage: My Summer Internship at CNN

Using the Rest of Your Summer Efficiently

Using the Rest of Your Summer Efficiently

NancyLea Illsley—We've got a little over a month left of summer now, and we are all at different points in our lives. There are some of us that feel like we've been stuck in the same rut since school ended two months ago. Others of us have been trying to have as much fun as … Continue reading Using the Rest of Your Summer Efficiently

My Biggest Fear: Making Friends

My Biggest Fear: Making Friends

One thing I can guarantee is that you'll leave freshman year with a new friend or two and you'll be bummed you have to leave them all summer.

My Biggest Fear: Dorm Living

My Biggest Fear: Dorm Living

Eliza Zachowicz—When I was preparing to come to school, it took me some time to realize that I would be sharing a room with another human. A human that I truly barely knew at all, as we had only met twice in person up until the day we moved in. While you can text back … Continue reading My Biggest Fear: Dorm Living

Why take advantage of every opportunity?

Why take advantage of every opportunity?

NancyLea Illsley—Have you ever not taken advantage of a certain opportunity, then kicked yourself for not pursuing it? Yeah, I've been there too. That is why you need to take advantage of every opportunity. It may seem like a lot to handle, saying you're going to take on these opportunities being presented to you, but … Continue reading Why take advantage of every opportunity?

Golden Eagle STUDENT-Athlete Spotlight: Doc Gentzler

Golden Eagle STUDENT-Athlete Spotlight: Doc Gentzler

Luke Bennett—This is the first installment of a new running blog on Winging It. I will highlight student-athletes here at The College at Brockport and focus on their academic prowess, along with the athletic and personal. The purpose of this blog is to show that these star athletes rank amongst the highest on the field … Continue reading Golden Eagle STUDENT-Athlete Spotlight: Doc Gentzler

The Best Advice I’ve Received: Three Quotes That Have Stayed With Me

The Best Advice I’ve Received: Three Quotes That Have Stayed With Me

NancyLea Illsley—There are many people who tell us many things as we make our way through our college careers. There are some words spoken that we will remember for the rest of our lives and others that don't make the cut. I have been thinking a lot about this lately because I have been given … Continue reading The Best Advice I’ve Received: Three Quotes That Have Stayed With Me

The Best Advice I’ve Received: Enjoy Yourself

The Best Advice I’ve Received: Enjoy Yourself

Alexis Marchitte—As an athletic training student it seems like we're non-stop studying and it's always one thing after another. Our program is competitive to get into, and once you do get in the curriculum is really meant to challenge you and push you to new limits. I am not only an AT major but also … Continue reading The Best Advice I’ve Received: Enjoy Yourself

The Best Advice I’ve Received: Love Yourself.

The Best Advice I’ve Received: Love Yourself.

Shay Harris—Before going to college I had this beautiful fantasy of what it would all look like. I envisioned purple grass, gold skies, and late nights tearing up the streets in a vehicle that would make Marvel’s Ghost Rider jealous. Now, all of that’s a lie, but I did have expectations—many of which were subverted. … Continue reading The Best Advice I’ve Received: Love Yourself.

The Best Advice I’ve Received: It’s Not About the Setback, But the Comeback

The Best Advice I’ve Received: It’s Not About the Setback, But the Comeback

Kayla Green—As finals week begins and winter break becomes so close I can feel it, I find myself reflecting back on my semester. This has been a pivotal and emotional roller coaster of a semester for me, and in the end I have learned a lot about myself. Without getting into every detail, I took … Continue reading The Best Advice I’ve Received: It’s Not About the Setback, But the Comeback